• Annie Swynnerton: Painting Light and Hope

    23 February 2018–6 January 2019

    Manchester Art Gallery

    The first retrospective for nearly a century of the Manchester born painter Annie Swynnerton, a pioneering professional artist who challenged convention in art and life.

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  • ReFrame

    20 October 2018–20 January 2019

    Manchester Art Gallery

    Interrogating representations of women and the portrayal of ‘women’s work’.

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  • Martin Parr: Return to Manchester

    16 November 2018–22 April 2019

    Manchester Art Gallery

    Martin Parr shows how the lives of Mancunians have changed but also reveals how there is continuity in how we live our lives.

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  • Speech Acts: Reflection-Imagination-Repetition

    25 May 2018–22 April 2019

    Manchester Art Gallery

    What do public museums collect and why? Which works become highlights, and which lie forgotten in storage?

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  • Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing

    1 February 2019–6 May 2019

    Manchester Art Gallery

    Marking the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, a display of 12 of the Renaissance master's greatest drawings in the Royal Collection.

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